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, with just five days to go there is still no deal. and the deadline is here. joining us today two senate leaders on budget issues. from oklahoma, republican tom coburn. and from missouri, democrat claire mccasskill. about the sequester happen. will the spending cuts kick in on friday? senator coburn? >> they will. it is not $85 billion because it is a pro rata portionle that until the end of the year so it won't be a full 85 billion. >> chris: but it is going to kick in? >> it will kick in. but at a pro rata rate. so you are not going to see $85 billion all of a shoulden shrink from the federal government. >> chris: we will get to that in a second. senator mccaskill, do you agree it is going to happen? >> unless the republicans are willing to compromise and do a balanced approach i think it will kick in. i'm a little confused about the republican position at this point. it appears that speaker boehner doesn't have any kind of bill that he can even put on the floor of the house that could pass within his caucus and i think there is a little bit of a civil war that has broken out among the
. joining us, two senate leaders on budget issues, from oklahoma republican tom coburn and from missouri, democrat claire mccaskill. senators, let's start with the big question, quick question, quick answer, will the sequester happen? will those $85 billion in spending cuts kick in on friday? senator coburn? >> yes, it will and it is not $85 billion, because it is a pro rata portion of that, until the end of the year and it will not be a full $85 billion. >> chris: but it is going to kick in? >> it will kick in. but, at a pro rata rate and you will not see $85 billion all of a sudden shrink, from the federal government. >> chris: we're going to get to that in a second. senator, do you agree it is going to happen? >> well, unless the republicans are willing to compromise, and, do a balanced approach, i think it will kick in. i am a little confused about the republican position at this point. it appears that speaker boehner does not have any kind of bill that he can even put on the floor of the house, that could pass, within his caucus. i think there is a little bit of a civil war that has
. that does it for us this morning. . >> chris: i'm chris wallace, it is five days and c g until those automatic spending cuts kick in. ♪ >> chris: from defense, to food inspection to travel at airports, what happens when $85 billion in cuts are triggered friday? and what are the chances for a last-minute deal? we'll ask two senators at the heart of the debate. republican tom coburn, and democrat claire mccaskill. then, how are governors preparing for sequestration? will the cuts squeeze their budgets and drive some states into recession? we'll talk with two leading governors, scott walker, of wisconsin and jack markell of delaware. with the president and republicans eyeball-to-eyeball who will blink first and our power player of the week, a brain surgeon touches a political nerve in washington. all, right now, on fox news sunday. ♪ >> chris: and hello, again, from fox news in washington. when all sides agreed to the sequester a year-and-a-half ago those automatic across-the-board spending cuts were supposed to be so painful it would force the president and congress to make a deal.
sources." if you missed our program check us out on mondays on itunes. search for reliable sources in the store. we're back next sunday morning for another critical look at the media. "state of the union" with candy crowley begins right now. >> and the award for best dramatic performance goes to -- washington? today, if you can't beat them, scare them. >> we are required to cut $1 billion and if more than half of our employees are at the faa, the faa -- there has to be some impact. >> delayed planes and canceled flights, the world of automatic budget cuts, according to transportation secretary, ray lahood. >>> then, despite some republican calls to pull the plug on chuck hagel's nomination for defense chief, and a slow walk of the nomination of john brennan as cia director, the president stands by his men. he will probably get what he wants. weighing the odds with senator john mccain. >>> and guns and immigration. before bills governing either become law, they first go through the judiciary committees. a conversation with senator judiciary chairman, patrick leahy, about the art of
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, this sequester is very serious business and it requires us to make the reductions that we're making. it requires us as painful as it is to furlough the people that we're going to have to furlough. and we're taking it very seriously. we hope this week republicans and democrats will step forward. the president put forth a plan to find the $85 billion. $85 billion is a lot of money, candy. there has to be shared sacrifice here. we're doing our part. part of what we're doing is saying to people -- >> do you think, though, that republicans are solely to blame for this? it just seemed is that way when you gave your news conference. >> well, look, i'm a republican. my audience is trying to persuade my former colleagues they need to come to the table with a proposal, which, frankly, they haven't done. the president has. the republicans haven't. i also said at that news conference everybody around here o ought to take a look at the "lincoln" movie where they did hard things by talking and compromising. that's what's needed here. >> ray lahood, thank you for your time and for your service. i know you're r
or whistleblowers and the journalists who publish what they tell us, we're going to be upset. >> meantime, there was a leak of the president's immigration plan this weekend and the white house didn't seem to have any problem with that, but they side stepped the tough questions from this, you know, from the white house press corps in favor of, you know, local tv anchors they trot into the white house and that kind of thing. >> so the political piece which was headlined president obama, puppet master, question mark. and the answer is yes, he is the puppet master of the media, he's focused on the facts that the president only wants to talk to people who aren't going to give him tough questions which i would say, actually, i think that chris wallace should be be proud that the president won't go on his show. what it says, the president only goes on shows of people that go easy on him and they should question, why does i come on my show so often. >> and that was the golf outing and ann compton, the day-to-day on immigration and on guns, almost opague, there are no readouts from big meetings on
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